'Culture of compliance’ needed to stop shack building
PARLIAMENT – A “culture of compliance” was needed to stop homeless people erecting shacks, Parliament’s finance select committee heard on Monday.
“What is happening now is that anybody just builds anything, anywhere,” Western Cape housing MEC Richard Dyantyi said. “We need to (instill) a culture of compliance.”
Dyantyi told the committee that urbanisation and the eviction of labourers by struggling farmers was contributing to the province’s shack dwelling problem and adding to the low-cost housing backlog.